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Lime Balm

Original price was: $8.00.Current price is: $0.00.

Sold fresh at farmer’s markets and freeze dried in 4oz jars

A different strain than Lemon Balm with a distinct Lime flavor. Commonly grown herbal household remedy with a long tradition as a tonic that raises the spirits and lifts the heart. 

The Greeks listed it in their Materia Medica as a healing agent against scorpion stings, insect and dog bites. The Greeks used an infusion of Lemon Balm and wine on insect bites or to cuts or scrapes to speed healing and treat and prevent infection. Pliny and several other ancient physicians believed strongly in its healing powers for wounds and inflammation prevention. Shakespeare mentioned it in The Merry Wives of Windsor as beneficial in making the house smell more festive and inviting to one’s guests. In the Middle Ages it was used to reduce stress and anxiety, promote sleep, improve appetite, and ease pain and discomfort associated with digestion. It is often combined with other calming, soothing herbs, such as Valerian, chamomile, and hops, to enhance the overall relaxing effect.

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